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Posted on: August 7, 2020

DeSoto County Launches Friendly Contest as Census Deadline Moves up

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DESOTO COUNTY, MS - DeSoto and Madison Counties are statistically tied at a 70 percent self-response rate for the 2020 Census. One of the counties could rank number one in Mississippi for having the highest percentage counted which has initiated a friendl...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

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Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance.  This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Absentee Voting Information for the November 3, 2020 General Election

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Mississippi does not have early voting. We have what is known as absentee voting which requires a valid reason to vote before the election.

Absentee voting is held for 45 days prior to every election. Starting September 21st, the Circuit Clerk’s ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

DeSoto County Counts: The Census -Then and Now

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The 1940 Census was the first time Lealon and Lillian were listed as a married couple in the Census. They were sharecroppers who lived on a farm in DeSoto County with two sons and Lealon’s father, Will. A total of 26,663 peopled live in DeSoto C...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Clearing the Air In DeSoto County

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DeSoto County would like to “clear the air” so to speak about air quality.  DeSoto County participates in the Air Quality Flag Program. Each day DeSoto County raises a flag that corresponds to how clean or polluted the air is....

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Posted on: July 9, 2020


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DeSoto County, Mississippi 2017 Delinquent Property Taxes

Delinquent taxes for the Tax Year 2017, which have not been redeemed, must be paid/redeemed by August 27, 2020 at 5 pm in the office of the Chancery Clerk at 365 Losher St., Ste. 120, Hernando, MS.


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